Introduction to English Linguistics (Google eBook)
Walter de Gruyter, Apr 7, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 254 pages
This successful textbook introduces beginning university students of English to the study of English linguistics. Now updated and expanded, the second edition features a more detailed discussion of the differences between British and North American English, and explains the differences in the two traditions of phonetic transcription.
Introduction to English Linguistics concentrates on gaining expertise and analytical skills in the traditional core areas of linguistics, i.e. phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics. Each chapter is accompanied by exercises and suggestions for further reading. A glossary and an index facilitate access to terms and topics.
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Review: Introduction to English LinguisticsUser Review - Elizabeth - Goodreads
A clear introduction, though it dragged at times. There were also a handful of foundational points for which the author did not show the proofs sufficiently for me. I was left feeling that certain ... Read full review